Central Michigan Chippewas

Sue Guevara guides Central Michigan hoops to new heights

Central Michigan women's basketball was in rough shape when Sue Guevara took over a decade ago.

The veteran coach, slowly and surely, has turned the program around.

When Guevara took her team south to cross the border last week, the school hadn't experienced any success in the NCAA women's basketball tournament. When the players and coaches returned, they had beaten Ohio State on its home court and opened with a victory over LSU.

Reyna Frost could see and hear a difference back on campus on her way to a course in differential equations and after it.

"I was going to class and people on their bike were saying, 'Hey, good job,'" Frost, a junior forward,...